Helpful Information

It’s not about the weight you lose – it’s about the life you gain. You have so much more life to live! If you are ready to start your weight loss journey we encourage you to contact one of our offices today.

Pre-Surgery Class Information

Pre-Surgery Meeting

Pre-Operation Quiz

Pre-Surgery Dietary Instructions

Pre-Surgery Diet Class

Approaching Surgery and Full Liquid 1 Post-Op Diet
Review pre-op instructions for the day before and day of surgery and review diet instructions for the first week after surgery.

Review vitamin supplementation needs for after surgery

Review exercise restrictions and goals for after surgery

Potential Nutrition-Related Complications
Discuss common post-op nutrition related complications. Review ways to manage and prevent symptoms. Discuss appropriate foods and meal ideas to prevent complications.

Post-Op Diet Instructions

Review the post-op diet progressions and guidelines based on where you are in your surgery journey

Week 2-3 Post-Op
Full Liquid 2 Diet

Week 4-5 Post-Op
Soft Solid Food Diet

Week 6 and beyond Post-Op
The Regular Solid Food Diet

Prisma Health Weight Management Institute

Greenville: (864) 522-2100

Anderson: (864) 226-2290

Greenwood: (864) 227-8932


Articles & Videos

Helpful Links

Along with the extensive education that our program offers, Prisma Health Weight Management Institute encourages all patients to research every aspect of bariatric surgery. Education is the best pre-operative tool.

Obesity Action Coalition (OAC)
The OAC is taking action to helping patients overcome the barriers of working with insurance companies.
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Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
Read this article on Metabolic Surgery in the Treatment Algorithm for Type 2 Diabetes.
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Journal of the American College of Surgeons
Read this article on Short-Term Preoperative Weight Loss and Postoperative Outcomes in Bariatric Surgery
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Credit Program

Prisma Health Weight Management Institute offers patients a credit program that can be used toward any expenses and services. Patients can apply online at to pay for any bariatric procedure. This program is offered through Prosper Healthcare Lending. Once you complete the online application you will receive an answer in minutes.